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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Puerto Quellon in Chile



Earthquake location -43.4359S, -74.4518WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Puerto Quellon in Chile on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 21:55:57 / December 25, 2016 @ 9:55 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10007mr6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007mr6. Exact location of earthquake, -74.4518° West, -43.4359° South, depth 13.52 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.52 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:55:57 / 5:55 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Puerto Quellón (c. 21 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Puerto Quellón.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.4518° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -43.4359° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km WSW of Puerto Quellon, Chile Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-25 21:55:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-25 22:16:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.933 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007mr6 Id of event.
Event Code 10007mr6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007mr6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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